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Definition of the verb bring out
What does bring out mean as a doing phrase?
- make visible
- lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
- synonyms of bring out: reveal / unveil
- more generic word: show = make visible or noticeable
- more specific terms:
- bring out of a specific state
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Destination] [Theme] Carla slid John the books | Nora brought Pamela the book [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] Nora brought the book [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] [Destination, locative adverb] The train brought us here [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] against / before / into / on / to / onto [Destination] Nora brought the book to the meeting [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] Nora brought the book from home [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme] from / out / out of / off / off of [Source] to [Destination] Nora brought the book from home to the meeting [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Theme, plural] together Nora brought us together [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] against / before / into / on / to / onto [Destination] [Theme] Nora brought to lunch the book
Verbs of Sending and Carrying (with the same syntax): bring.
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonym of bring out: let out
- more generic terms: let go / let go of / release / relinquish = release, as from one's grip
- prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
- direct attention to, as if by means of contrast
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonym of bring out: set off
- more generic words: accent / accentuate / emphasise / emphasize / punctuate / stress = to stress, single out as important
- more specific terms:
- bring onto the market or release
- encourage to be less reserved
- take out of a container or enclosed space
- bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.
- make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
- example: bring out the truth
- lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- synonyms of bring out: break / disclose / discover / divulge / expose / give away / let on / let out / reveal / uncover / unwrap
- more generic word: tell = let something be known
- more specific terms:
- blackwash = bring (information) out of concealment
- muckrake = explore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures
- blow = cause to be revealed and jeopardized
- out = reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle
- come out of the closet / come out / out = to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
- spring = produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly
- betray / bewray = reveal unintentionally
- confide = reveal in private
- leak = tell anonymously
- let the cat out of the bag / spill the beans / babble out / blab out / babble / tattle / peach / blab / sing / talk = divulge confidential information or secrets
- reveal = disclose directly or through prophets
- cause: break / get around / get out
Alternative definition of the verb bring out
- To elicit, evoke, or emphasize a particular quality.
- [chiefly British] To place (something new for public sale) on the market; roll out.
- [chiefly British] To make a shy person more confident.
- [chiefly British] To cause a visible symptom such as spots or a rash
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for bring out
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by Isaac Livingstone Asamoah
Bring out: To make something easier to see, taste, notice etc: E.g. The spices ...
by John Penrice
To bring out, drive out, bring forth, produce, stretch forth, cast An issue, place of exit. image The Day of Resurrection. part. act. One image forth (with acc. and image , and , also with image for of following verb). n.a. A driving out, expulsion, ...
by Tim Williams (Ph. D.)
to carry out/bring out/carry away effetus, (L. effetus) exhausted/weakened efficax, (L. efficax) effective/efficient effluen, ...
by Paul Heacock
bring out sth, also bring sth out to make something obvious ♢ Sometimes a crisis brings the best out in people. * Oil polish brings out the grain of this ...
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Usage statistics about bring out
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb bring out:
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- Bring Out the Team
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- Bring out the gimp!
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- Bring out your data!
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- Bring out the goods.
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- Bring out the Long Guns!
One of the many long gun cannons at Castillo de San Marcos in St Augustine. The detail on the cannon is incredible.
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Bring out Meaning
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Quotes about bring out
Success sometimes snuffs out our values
Our values but always bring out real success
So value not success but value your values
And thereby for yourself make outstanding progress (Kannan G)